Thursday, January 28, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic causes a seismic noise quiet period in 2020

Research published in the journal Science has shown that lockdown measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 led to a 50% reduction in seismic noise observed around the world in early to mid 2020.

Experimental vaccine that boosts antigen production shows promise against COVID-19

A bioengineering technique to boost production of specific proteins could be the basis of an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19

Preventing the next pandemic

APolicy Forum articlepublished today inScience shows that an annual investment of $30 billion should be enough to offset the costs of preventing another global pandemic such as COVID-19.

Researchers at U of T use physics model to study spread of COVID-19 respiratory...

After nearly a year of studying COVID-19, scientists are still grappling with fundamental questions – including understanding the dominant modes...

Seven tips for a better night’s sleep

While you may be looking forward to catching some extra sleep when we change our clocks on Nov. 1, the amount of rest that you get will depend in part on your current sleep habits.

NEWS2 evaluated for prediction of severe COVID-19 outcome in large international study

In the first systematic large-scale evaluation of the UK National Early Warning Risk Score (NEWS) 2 as a scoring system for predicting severe COVID-19 outcomes in patients...

CU Medicine Finds New Evidence for Link between Gut Microbiome and COVID-19 Severity

A recent study by the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CU Medicine) discovered that composition of gut microorganisms (microbiota) in COVID-19...

When it comes to COVID-19, not all tests are created equal: University of Toronto’s...

Testing for COVID-19 is a critical tool in the fight against the pandemic. But as more tests become available to more people...

Cambridge-led SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance consortium receives £12.2 million

The COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium has been backed by the Department for Health and Social Care Testing Innovation Fund to expand whole genome...

Archaeology uncovers infectious disease spread – 4000 years ago

New bioarchaeology research from a University of Otago PhD candidate has shown how infectious diseases may have spread 4000 years ago
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